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  • Fallen PSPD officers remembered at police memorial in Riverside
    <![CDATA[The law enforcement community is gathering to once again pay homage to their own. Law enforcement agencies from across Southern California are in Riverside Monday night for a ceremony remembering fallen Palm Springs officers Jose 'Gil' Vega and Lesley Zerebny. Their names will be added to the 'Safe in Arms'... Read more »
  • Parents of missing woman speak out for first time
    <![CDATA[It has been almost two weeks since they have been willing to leave their home, scared they may miss their daughter walking through the door."Baby, we miss you and we're still waiting for you," Jose Moran said outside the Indio Police Department Monday morning. "Please baby, if you're seeing us.... Read more »
  • Sea Lion safety in the spotlight after a girl is dragged into ocean
    <![CDATA[After a young tourist was dragged into the water off a pier by a sea lion in Canada, the local marine center explains why it is important to stay back. "Just like anyone, my first reaction was like 'oh my gosh'" says "Diana Kramer, the operations manager at the Marine... Read more »
  • Court details: Murder suspect was wearing bloodied clothes during arrest
    <![CDATA[The Riverside County District Attorney's Office has released the identity of the elderly man who was murdered in Palm Springs on Tuesday, May 16. DA officials said the victim was named Henry Marshall. Marshall was 75 years old. Past crimes revealed for parolee who led PSPD on... Read more »
  • Marian Regional Medical Center celebrates five years since expansion
    <![CDATA[On Monday, Marian Regional Medical Center celebrated five years since their hospital expanded.In the hour-long ceremony, the hospital's CEO remarked on the many people that helped the hospital double in size.The facility stays busy year round and they believe it's because of the community's engagement in what they do.Hospital staff... Read more »
  • Saucedo reflects on time at Boys & Girls club
    <![CDATA[Mayoral Candidate David Saucedo says he was used to financial issues during his time with the Boys and Girls Club of El Paso."You become numb to it," Saucedo said, "my point was: never did I expect them to miss payroll."Looking back at his time as president, Saucedo said "we could... Read more »
  • C. Oregon leaders urge families to learn of youth suicide prevention
    <![CDATA[Leaders from local schools, law enforcement, health services and more joined together today to invite parents and students to learn more about youth suicide prevention during upcoming "Hope & Help: The Reasons You Need to Know About Youth Suicide" educational events, set to take place throughout the region... Read more »
  • County files lawsuit against SB4; bill undermines public safety, attorney says
    <![CDATA[El Paso County has filed a lawsuit against the state of Texas to block the implementation of Senate Bill 4, the so-called "anti-sanctuary cities" bill.Republicans want local police to help federal immigration agents crack down on criminal suspects in the U.S. illegally. The new law threatens sheriffs and police... Read more »
  • BREAKING: Jury rules in favor of Dick Poe's son; stock transaction 'not valid'
    <![CDATA[A jury has ruled in favor of Richard Poe II, the man fighting to regain control of the estate of his late father, El Paso car dealer Dick Poe.Poe seized control of his estate with a stock transaction 10 days before his death in May 2015. His eldest son, Poe... Read more »
  • High fire season called as hills dry out and heat moves in
    <![CDATA[High fire season has been announced but already the hills are dry and fires have broken out. It was a busy weekend for fire crew with flames shooting up from Santa Barbara to New Cuyama.Friday a 6-acre fire on the far end of Paradise Road in the Santa Ynez Valley... Read more »
  • Trump's visit to the Western Wall sparks reactions
    <![CDATA[President Donald Trump marked a historical moment on Monday. He is the first sitting U.S. president to visit Old City Jerusalem and go to the Western Wall. Palestinians and most of the international community consider East Jerusalem, which contains the Old City, as the capital of a future Palestinian state.The... Read more »
  • FireFree reports upswing in yard waste disposal
    <![CDATA[This past week marked the first part of FireFree events in Bend, Sunriver and the Box Canyon Transfer Site in Jefferson County for residents to dispose of yard waste for FREE in an effort to create and maintain defensible space around homes - in the "Home Ignition Zone." ... Read more »
  • Deputies who fatally shot inmate at Vancouver hospital identified
    <![CDATA[VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - Authorities have identified the corrections deputies who shot and killed an inmate at a hospital in Vancouver, Washington.The Clark County Sheriff's Office identified the deputies Monday as Elissa Black and Pam Frisby.Both are assigned to the corrections branch of the sheriff's office and both... Read more »
  • Sisters city manager candidates to hold meet and greet
    <![CDATA[Four finalists have been chosen for the position of Sisters city manager. The community will have a chance to meet them Monday evening from 5-6:30 p.m. at the FivePine Lodge. The four finalists are Brant Kucera, Martha Meeker, David Miller and Bruce St. Denis. Kucera is the current city manager... Read more »
  • Newer safety concerns you should watch out for at swimming pool
    <![CDATA[The number one cause of death at the swimming pool is obviously drowning, but KESQ News Channel 3 and CBS Local 2's Lauren Coronado is looking into some newer safety concerns you should also keep in mind while at the pool. Pool owners warned of electrocution risk... Read more »
  • ADA-accessible boardwalk into Carpinteria State Beach nears completion
    <![CDATA[The California Conservation Corps is wrapping up its project building a boardwalk to take those using mobility devices or on foot up and over the sand dunes and onto Carpinteria State Beach.What makes this boardwalk unique is that it's just one of a few in the state constructed directly over... Read more »
  • Unemployment rate down in Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo Counties
    <![CDATA[Unemployment rates are down in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties.The unemployment rate is down to 4% in Santa Barbara county and down to 3.3% in San Luis Obispo county.In San Luis Obispo county, it's the lowest number they've seen since 2001.Some counties are still seeing staggeringly high unemployment... Read more »
  • Deputies investigate rollover crash in Indian Wells
    <![CDATA[Riverside County sheriff's deputies responded to a rollover crash in Indian Wells Monday afternoon. The accident happened shortly before 2:30 p.m. at Fred Waring Drive and Palm Royale Drive, just east of Washington Street. KESQ News Channel 3 and CBS Local 2 is waiting to hear back from deputies as... Read more »
  • PG&E, SLO County Fire Safe Council partner to combat wildfire risk
    <![CDATA[PG&E is partnering with numerous fire safe councils across its service area including the San Luis Obispo County Fire Safe Council to combat the risk of wildfires.PG&E says it's giving $2 million to fund 43 local fire safe councils and projects in 22 counties including San Luis Obispo County. The... Read more »
  • Defense Attorney: 'The fact is Dick Poe disinherited his son'
    <![CDATA[Travis Crawford, a local car delear, and several Dick Poe employees were in the courtroom during closing arguments in the battle over the estate of late El Paso car dealer Dick Poe.Poe seized control of his estate with a stock transaction 10 days before his death in May 2015. His... Read more »
  • One-day donation drive helping feed Ventura County
    <![CDATA[FOOD Share collected 140,000 pounds of food during the recent "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive. During the one-day drive letter carriers across the country collected food donations left out in bags by residents. In Ventura County alone 140,000 pounds of food was collected, all of that food was given... Read more »
  • Bend-area debris burning season expected to close soon
    <![CDATA[With the warm weather returning and vegetation drying out, the Bend Fire Department anticipates that Central Oregon fire chiefs will close down debris burning at sunset on Wednesday May 31 st . Outdoor debris burning within the city limits of Bend is closed year-round by City of Bend Ordinance.With a... Read more »
  • Man arrested after several people stabbed at Corvallis home
    <![CDATA[(Update: OSU says current, former student among 4 victims)CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) - Authorities say several people were injured when they were stabbed by a man who entered a home near Oregon State University.Corvallis police Lt. Daniel Duncan says the man fled the residence Monday morning, but officers found... Read more »
  • Goleta man facing attempted murder charges after thwarted burglary
    <![CDATA[A Goleta man is facing numerous criminal charges including attempted murder after being involved in a physical struggle with Santa Barbara police officers which resulted in nearly one officer falling from a rooftop.The incident occurred at about 1:30 a.m. on May 19 when a Santa Barbara resident living in the... Read more »
  • Governor Brown appoints SLO attorney to superior court judgeship
    <![CDATA[California Governor Jerry Brown announced on Monday that he has appointed San Luis Obispo resident Tana L. Coates to a judgeship in the San Luis Obispo County Superior Court.The 58-year-old democrat has been a partner at Coates and Coates LLP since 2009, and prior to that was a partner at... Read more »